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Storytelling Workshop - Taté Walker

  • Racing Magpie 406 5th Street Rapid City, SD, 57701 United States (map)

Following her presentation, Taté Walker will teach a FREE hour-long storytelling workshop during which participants will learn successful methods and techniques to tell stories through various mediums, including short video, poetry, news writing, fiction, and blogging and the outlets publishing these stories. Participants will engage in a free-write session and have an opportunity to share their writing or video pieces with the group and outlets online.

Food: Light snacks will be provided.
Ages: 12 through adult
Skill levels: All - beginner through experienced
Cost: Thanks to the generosity of the artist, this workshop is free of charge.
Equipment: Participants should bring their own storytelling equipment and materials. (pencils/pens, paper, laptops, recording equipment, etc.).

Taté Walker is Mniconjou Lakota and a citizen of the Cheyenne River Sioux Tribe. An award-winning journalist, Taté is the editor of Native Peoples magazine, based in Phoenix, Ariz. She received her Bachelor of Arts in English-Communications from Fort Lewis College in Durango, Colo., and her Masters of Science in Administration from the University of South Dakota. With 13 years of professional storytelling experience (journalism, fiction writing, poetry, blogging and video), Taté's mission is to provide mass audiences with fair and accurate representations of Indigenous perspectives and experiences in ways that educate, entertain and empower. For more information, visit www.jtatewalker.com.